GFFN addressing the finance gap during COP27: Now analyzed in UNEP’s newest State of Finance for Nature Report

The Good Food Finance Network is working to mobilize public and private financial actors to address the financing gap covered in UN Environment Programme’s 2022 State of Finance for Nature Report.

COP27 Announcement: Co-Investment Platform for Food Systems Transformation under development

The Good Food Finance Network is working to create a Co-Investment Platform for Food Systems Transformation (CIP) across multilateral, public, private and philanthropic finance, to urgently crowd in and scale climate-smart investments into food systems.  Multiple interconnected crises are creating an unprecedented global food security emergency. Ongoing degradation of ecosystems, watersheds, and productive capacity, muchContinue reading “COP27 Announcement: Co-Investment Platform for Food Systems Transformation under development”

GFFN Press Conference: Good Food Finance for Climate Action

On 11 November 2022 and during the first week of the UNFCCC COP27, the Good Food Finance Network hosted a Press Conference highlighting how good food finance has a crucial role in meeting the Paris Agreement and wider Sustainable Development Goals. With the presence of GFFN Principals and representatives in attendance, the announcements showed howContinue reading “GFFN Press Conference: Good Food Finance for Climate Action”

Leading financial institutions announce ambitious targets in the food sector ahead of COP27

Targets set by public and private sector finance and business leaders in the Good Food Finance Network’s (GFFN) High Ambition Group mark the beginning of a journey aimed to raise the level of ambition in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, bringing food systems further up on the sustainable finance agenda. 

Finance leaders publish new generation of ‘high ambition’ targets for the sustainable food transition

UN-supported group urges wider finance sector to ‘supersize its ambition’  (Geneva, 27/10/22) The Good Food Finance Network’s High Ambition Group, a group of 11 influential institutions in food and finance, today unveiled a first tranche of environmental and social impact targets covering over US$108 billion of existing assets. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) praised the targets and called onContinue reading “Finance leaders publish new generation of ‘high ambition’ targets for the sustainable food transition”

Bringing good food finance on the Climate Agenda at Climate Week NYC

A year after the launch of the Good Food Finance Network (GFFN), the GFFN principals and co-chairs met businesses and investors during Climate Week NYC 2022 to demonstrate the progress made and invite them to join the network to unlock finance for sustainable and climate-resilient food systems. “Financial institutions, be it asset managers, commercial banksContinue reading “Bringing good food finance on the Climate Agenda at Climate Week NYC”

Good Food Finance Network proposes co-investment platform to tackle global food security challenges

During the Good Food Finance Week, the GFFN proposed a Co-Investment platform to tackle global food security challenges and announced Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and Wiebe Draijer, CEO of Rabobank as GFFN Co-Chairs. They will provide strategic guidance and serve as high-level leaders representing public, private, and multilateral sectors.

Food System Transformation in Turbulent Times – Interview with GFFN Partners WBCSD and Food Systems for the Future

Expert Interview featuring GFFN Principals & core partners Diane Holdorf – Executive Vice President at World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & Ertharin Cousin – CEO and Founder of Food Systems for the Future (FSF) discuss the urgen need for a fast response to food systems transformations and the importance of adequate and accessible financing.